DIY Backyard Paver Patio - Advise From Professional Brick Mason

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 Our neighbor is a professional brick mason/layer who builds walls, patios, and anything with brick. He gave us some great advise on how to build our backyard paver patio. Watch the video below and learn!

Supplies Used: Nothing was sponsored in this post Elbow Grease 12x12 square pavers from Lowes Concrete Sand Landscape wall blocks from Lowes Landscaping Block Glue Optical Level with Grade Rod (because my husband is an engineer) 6 Foot Level Survey String Line Grade Rake Plate Compactor (rented from Home Depot) Surebond SB 1300 Joint Stabilizing Sealer Ornamental Black Fence from Lowes Patio Chairs from Ikea Wood Burning Fire Pit from SoloStove


Leveling The Ground, adding sand, and marking where the pavers should be placed.

Building a retaining wall

Putting sand between the cracks

Sealing with SureBond SB-1300

We added a SoloStove Wood Burning Fit Pit, and the chairs are from Ikea.

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